federal budget


Natural disasters, nuclear weapons and budget priorities

“April 15 is tax day. Each year, with the onset of spring and the renewal it brings, our nation funds our priorities. As stated by Rev. Jim Wallis of Sojourners,…”

Robert F. Dodge, MD
Published in: Sentinel News, The Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, The PeaceWorker, The Westside Gazette
Date: 2019 April 16, 17, 24
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Although Two Out of Three Americans Oppose Increasing U.S. Military Spending, the U.S. Government Is Boosting It to Record Levels

“Early this February, the Republican-controlled Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Counterpunch, Daily Kos, War is a Crime, History News Network, Common Dreams, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, Sierra County Prospect, The PeaceWorker, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Date: March 11,12,14,2018
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Should We Pay the Staggering Economic and Human Costs of Nuclear Weapons?

“This October, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported that its estimate of the cost for the planned “modernization”…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Daily Kos, Huffington Post, War is a Crime, History News Network, Z Net, Sierra County Prospect, The PeaceWorker, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Date: December 10,11,26,2017 January 6,2018
793 Words

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Trump kleptocracy

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“The Trump budget—pure profit for Pentagon corporate contractors. The Trump tax “reform”—massive tax cuts for the rich. Really? We are going to stand for this?…”

Tom H. Hastings
Published in: Truthout, Sierra County Prospect, Rise Up Times, LA Progressive, Grassroots Press, Tacoma Weekly, Nation of Change, Bainbridge Island Review, Grassroots Press, Lahaina News, Gilmer Free Press, Eureka Spring News, The Free Weekly
Date: May 2,3,4,5,6,10,11,17,2017
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Caligula with orange hair

Robert Koehler

“So maybe this is how the U.S. demilitarizes, or the American public at least returns to the consciousness of the late ‘60s…”

Robert C. Koehler
Published in: Common Dreams, Common Wonders Blog, Sierra County Prospect, The Smirking Chimp, Tribune Content Agency, Truthout, Free Press, LA Progressive, The Raven Foundation, RICentral, Gilmer Free Press, Huffington Post
Date: April 5,6,7,8,9,18,2017
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“Fifty Years On: MLK’s Giant Triplets Still Plague Us, Including Militarism.”

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“Fifty years ago this April 4, a year to the day before he was murdered, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called us to overcome the giant triplets plaguing our society…”

Kevin Martin and The Reverend Dr. Herbert Daughtry
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Counterpunch, Common Dreams, Truthout, Sierra County Prospect, Wayneynorthey Blog, Public Reading Rooms Blog, Eureka Spring News, The Portland Observer, The Free Weekly, Beaver County Peace Links
Date: April 3,4,11,13,2017
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